Phyllis Grant

A Mi’kmaq from the Pabineau First Nation, Phyllis Grant describes herself as a “mother, artist, rapper, filmmaker, dreamer and lover of all creation.” Joyously interdisciplinary, her artistic practice embraces poetry and music as well as visual art and film animation. She is a founding member of the Ni’gweg Collective, a group of women artists who use contemporary technologies to celebrate their Indigenous culture. Her film credits include the inspirational animated short Maq and the Spirit of the Woods, produced as part of the NFB series Talespinners.